Stool, atamira, Cook Islands
length 17in (43cm)
finely carved from a singular block of tamanu wood, the seat of arched rectangular design rising from four curved cylindrical legs with flat, spade-shaped feet.
Mr. Crowley, Postmaster General of Rarotonga, 1930's, gifted to him by a high-ranking ariiki (chief).
Cf. Kaeppler (2010: fig. 325)
African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
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